If you're thinking of planning a vacation in North India and you're looking for short- or long-stay accommodation in Shimla, you have a comprehensive assortment to select from. Expedia's extensive database lists 45 hotels and apartments that are within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) distance of Shimla's central area.
Finding convenient accommodation close to the inner-city sights and action of Shimla is only a few mouse clicks away. Expedia's comprehensive database lists the East Bourne Resort & Spa and Ashiana Clarks Inn, Shimla, which are situated within 1 kilometre (0.6 miles) of the town center.
Shoghi is an area that is 9 kilometres (5 miles) from downtown and offers 5 hotels. Amongst the better known of the hotel establishments in Shoghi are the Aamod Resort - Shoghi and OYO Rooms Waknaghat Shimla.
An alternative is Chharabra. Chharabra is where you'll find the Wildflower Hall, In the Himalayas and Hotel Woodpark. Or, try Chail, where you'll find the Fernhill Resort Chail and Hotel Grand Sunset. The Surya Rock Rose Resort and Kasauli Exotica are situated in Kasauli, and Kufri Holiday Resort and Galleu Hill Resorts are part of the Kufri area.
Those traveling on a budget will be happy to learn that there is a broad selection of lower-priced rooms and apartments in the vicinity of Shimla. 2 kilometres (1 mile) from Shimla's heart is the Bridge View Regency. The Galleu Hill Resorts is just 10 kilometres (6 miles) away. Different lower-cost room options include the Honeymoon Inn and the Ashiana Clarks Inn, Shimla.
3 kilometres (2 miles) away from the main part of Shimla, is the The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla. Alternatively, the Hotel Marina is situated 1 kilometre (1 mile) away. Other places to stay are the Clarke's Hotel Shimla and the WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace.
The broader North India area is definitely worth visiting also. North India boasts beaches, and commonly visited North India attractions include ruins and traditional villages. Tourists in this part of India enjoy skiing.
40 kilometres (25 miles) from Shimla is Zirakpur, which features the Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies. Baddi hotels include the Hotel Legend Sarovar Portico, Baddi and Best Western Royal Park. Alternatively, you can stay at Zirakpur, 60 kilometres (37 miles) to the southwest of Shimla. In Zirakpur, be sure to check out the ChattBir Zoo. Hotel options in Zirakpur include the Aloft Chandigarh Zirakpur and Maryland.
For those travelers arriving or departing via Chandigarh Airport, you may find it convenient to book accommodation at The Altius A Boutique Hotel, or The Fern Residency Chandigarh, which are both a short taxi ride away.